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Watch this film and see how Crisis' volunteers and donors helped thousands of homeless people enjoy warmth, comfort and companionship this Christmas.

Crisis has opened its Christmas centres welcoming homeless guests in London in from the cold for warmth, comfort and access to vital services.

Over 10,000 volunteers are needed across the country to provide warmth, comfort and vital services to thousands of homeless people as part of Crisis at Christmas 2016.

Thanks to our donors and volunteers more than 4,000 guests received warmth and companionship this Christmas.

Thank you to the thousands of volunteers, donors and supporters who helped make Crisis at Christmas happen for homeless people across the country.

Crisis has opened its Christmas centres welcoming homeless guests in London, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Coventry in from the cold for warmth, comfort and access to vital services.

Crisis Carol services have been taking place in Edinburgh, London, Newcastle and - for the first time - in Birmingham this month.

The BBC's December Lifeline appeal has launched, exploring how Crisis helps people move on from the devastation of homelessness.

Online volunteer applications are now open for Crisis at Christmas in Birmingham, Coventry, Edinburgh, London and Newcastle.

Two former Crisis at Christmas volunteers will complete ten half-marathons in ten months in ten cities to raise money to help Crisis end homelessness.

Watch Crisis' new film and see what happened when we welcomed more than 4,000 people in from the cold this Christmas

Crisis thanks the thousands of volunteers, donors and supporters who helped make Crisis at Christmas happen for homeless people across the country.

Watch Crisis' new film and see what happened when the first Crisis at Christmas centres opened on 23 December.

Crisis has opened 12 centres welcoming homeless guests in London, Newcastle and Edinburgh in from the cold for warmth, comfort and access to vital services this Christmas.

Crisis at Christmas day centres are safe, warm and vibrant places to spend the festive period in London, Newcastle and Edinburgh.

Schools, families and offices all over the country have hosted special fundraising parties, raising money to support Crisis' year-round work.

Crisis is looking for night shift volunteers in London to help prepare centres and make sure Crisis at Christmas guests get a peaceful night's sleep.

Post photos from your Crisis Christmas Party on social media next week to be in with a chance of winning a John Lewis voucher.

This year Crisis will host special carol services in London, Newcastle and Edinburgh. Reserve your free tickets for a unique Christmas experience.

Help make Christmas happen for homeless people in London, Newcastle and Edinburgh.

Donate your empty building to Crisis over the Christmas holiday.

More than 120 homeless people were welcomed on Christmas Day as Edinburgh hosted its first Crisis at Christmas.

Crisis at Christmas Newcastle opened its doors on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, helping more than 300 homeless people in from the cold.

Film of Crisis at Christmas 2013, in the words of our guests.

More than 10,000 volunteers gave support and companionship to guests at Crisis at Christmas in London, Edinburgh and Newcastle.

Crisis has opened ten centres welcoming homeless guests in from the cold for warmth, comfort and access to vital services.

Homeless clients in Oxford are in rehearsal for a unique Christmas theatre performance in the city.

The Coronation Street star joined Crisis Skylight Edinburgh for an afternoon mince pie at the Festival Theatre.

The Crisis Skylight Cafe Oxford has hosted a special evening of Christmas carols.

Foxes is to join Jake Bugg, Bastille, Michael Kiwanuka, AlunaGeorge and Al Doyle of Hot Chip on Friday 20 December at the Eventim Apollo for Crisis Presents.

Michael Kiwanuka and Al Doyle of Hot Chip are to join Jake Bugg, Bastille and AlunaGeorge on Friday 20 December at the Eventim Apollo.

A supporter in Sussex is the first person to host a Crisis Christmas Party this year.

Crisis clients, volunteers and staff have come together to host special Crisis Christmas Parties in Oxford and Newcastle.

Crisis is giving away two tickets to Crisis Presents in a special competition for sponsored Christmas volunteers.

The Hairy Bikers are the latest celebrity supporters to donate a recipe to the Crisis Christmas Party.

Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry has donated a special mince pie recipe to the Crisis Christmas Party campaign.

Find out why Jo Brand is supporting the Crisis Christmas Party campaign and sign up to host your own event.

Crisis at Christmas needs big empty buildings to offer warmth, comfort and life-changing services to thousands of homeless people this Christmas, and will start to recruit volunteers in October.

Community partners, corporate sponsors, senior volunteers and activities organisers came together to celebrate the success of Crisis at Christmas 2012 at RichMix in Shoreditch, London.

Seventy Crisis at Christmas volunteers have taken to Facebook to share their thoughts and experiences of this year's event.

Thousands of homeless people visited our Crisis at Christmas centres in December 2012 with all our residential centres filled to capacity and day centres busy throughout the whole week.

Crisis at Christmas has begun welcoming homeless guests to its centres across London.

Thousands of pounds have been raised thanks to the stars and audience of Crisis Presents at the Hammersmith Apollo.

This year Crisis at Christmas will have five day centres and as per usual there will be a shuttle bus service to pick up volunteers and guests and transport them to the appropriate centre.

Two pairs of meet & greet passes to meet Emeli Sande before the Crisis Presents gig on Wednesday 19 December are now up for auction.

A marathon like no other - a 72 hour mince pie marathon - kicked off at midday today and is set to raise cash for Crisis this Christmas.

Homelessness charity Crisis urgently needs to find a building to house 150 homeless people over Christmas after one of its nine centres failed a fire safety check.

Crisis Skylight Newcastle is braced for its busiest Christmas ever, opening its doors to 300 homeless people over the festive period.

World renowned actor Sir Ian McKellen has narrated the first ever Crisis at Christmas TV advert which Crisis supporters now have the chance to preview on YouTube before it is broadcast in December.

This year Crisis will host Carol Services in the historic surrounds of London's Southwark Cathedral and The Cathedral Church of St Nicholas in Newcastle.

Stuck for gift ideas this Christmas? Make a real difference and buy a Crisis Christmas present.

Crisis Skylight Cafe Newcastle is holding a winter pork feast to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas period, Crisis' busiest time of year.

Londoners are being urged to donate food, clothing, toiletries and other essential items at their local Safestore branch to benefit over 3,000 guests of Crisis at Christmas.

For the 2012 Crisis at Christmas Appeal, supporters can reserve a place for a homeless person at Crisis at Christmas for £20.48. With homelessness on the rise, more guests are expected than ever - please reserve a place now.

Applications are now open for volunteers to sign up to Crisis at Christmas 2012 which runs from 23-30 December in centres across London.

Buildings across the capital are needed to provide shelter and crucial services for homeless and vulnerably housed guests as preparations for Crisis at Christmas get underway.

Jonathan Gammon, a longstanding Crisis at Christmas volunteer, is to be remembered for his dynamism and commitment, after the sad news of his death reached Crisis last month.

The 40th Crisis at Christmas welcomed 3,200 homeless people through the doors of its day and residential centres, while an army of 8,000 volunteers offered guests hot food, entertainment, companionship and a wide range of services including vital medical assistance, general wellbeing and housing and job advice.

Crisis has launched its invitation for homeless and vulnerably housed people to attend the charity's 40th Crisis at Christmas event.

Two lucky members of the Twitterati, @clashohyeah and @boundfornowhere have each won a pair of tickets to Crisis Stand Up and Rock - a music and comedy gig featuring Paul Weller, Tim Minchin, Graham Coxon and Jo Brand - all hosted by Ross Noble on 20 December at the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre in London.

The 2011 Crisis Carol Service will take place in the spectacular surroundings of Southwark Cathedral on Saturday 10 December, 6.30pm.

A video looking back at 40 years of Crisis at Christmas, with early footage from the birth of the event. Presented by Gabby Logan.

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Crisis has launched a video on the making of this year's Crisis christmas card onto YouTube.

Gabby Logan welcomed Crisis at Christmas guest turned volunteer Naomi O'Connor and Head of Crisis at Christmas Mick Bateman onto the sofa on Channel 5's Wright Stuff Extra to talk about the life-changing effect the charity has on homeless people's lives.

Celebrities including Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, Matthew Kelly, Joe Swash and boy band Blue are participating in our 2011 Christmas e-card campaign, designed to raise over 650,000 pounds from corporate supporters in the City of London.

Applications have opened for volunteers to sign up to help over 3,000 homeless people for the 40th Crisis at Christmas which runs from 23-30 December across London this year.

Crisis kicked off its 40th anniversary celebrations with The Big Thank You - a free event to give something back to the volunteers that have made Crisis at Christmas happen over the past four decades.

Final statistics for Crisis at Christmas 2010 have been collated by Crisis.

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Crisis received lots of important coverage over the Christmas period, here's a selection of the best.

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Celebrity wordsmiths David Mitchell, Ian Hislop, Hardeep Singh Kohli and Danny Wallace feature in a new online crossword game to help Crisis At Christmas 2010.

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As doors close for Crisis at Christmas 2010 Crisis statistics reveal hundreds of homeless people have accessed services this year.

The community choral society Vox Holloway, based at St Luke's church, in North London, is putting on a 'Chorus of Light' concert on Sunday 28 November.

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Being homeless, freezing and hungry can make Christmas a desperate time - but a place at Crisis At Christmas can be the start of a whole new life.

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Crisis has been donated two vans by CitySprint, to aid their distribution of essential supplies over this year's Crisis at Christmas.

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Crisis Christmas was widely covered by the media. On launch day, 23 December, BBC News, Sky News and ITV News all covered events. Print and online media also covered us…

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